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Norwegian Refugee Council
Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Region Horn of Africa
Kenyan Nationals Only
Ref. nr.: 3258478822
Job location:Nairobi
Full time
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents.
In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across eight countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and South Sudan.
NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to ensure a greater number of vulnerable people in hard to reach areas get access to humanitarian assistance, become resilient to future disasters and find durable solution.
The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardisation of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.
The Regional M&E Coordinator will provide strategic and technical support to the NRC’s monitoring and evaluation efforts.
NRC in the region requires M&E standards, systems and practices that will increase its capacity to produce, measure and demonstrate improvements in programme performance and results, internal management, and data-based decision making.
The Regional M&E Coordinator will assist country programs in increasing the capabilities of staff to implement M&E systems, tool and practices consistently to improve program quality and impact.
Generic Responsibilities
·         Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
·         Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools within the region
·         Participate and advise on programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E
·         Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E best practises, including data collection methodology & tools, data management, analysis and usage
·         Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, reviews, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review
·         Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports in the region
·         Capacity building and training of M&E and programme staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas
·         Advise and support M&E and programme staff (regional & country office) in executing M&E plans and utilizing systems
·         Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs
·         Liaise with and advise country office, regional and head office M&E Staff.
Specific Responsibilities
·         Support the rollout and implementation of NRC M&E frameworks, plans and standardization of data collection methods, tools, templates and guidelines; regionally and at country office levels
·         In collaboration with regional programme and core competency advisors, support deployment and use of M&E guidance and tools for primary programming sectors in the region
·         Work with countries and support in monitoring of project activities, ensuring that activities are carried out as planned or adapted to changed circumstances
·         Support countries in the region with tools and appropriate methodologies for assessments of beneficiary needs, so that results are actionable and easily communicated
·         Support the evaluation of projects including mid-term, final or impact project evaluations, ensuring that activities are effectively and responsively addressing beneficiary needs
·         Provide hands-on technical assistance to country offices in the region by contributing technical inputs to or reviewing M&E components of project proposals
·         Contribute actively to an M&E learning community within NRC, support efforts to enhance M&E systems and standards across the organization
·         Coordinate with M&E staff at HQ, other regions and peer organization in developing best practices, facilitate lessons learned and coordination
·         Consolidate output and outcome data from programme reports to inform NRC reporting. Map capacity building needs in the region and support training of programme and M+E support staff on M+E technical and conceptual areas
·         Support M&E and programme staff in implementation of mobile data collection system and other initiatives within the region.
Qualifications
·         University degree preferably in statistics, operations research, quantitative analysis, public policy, economics, or other social science fields, with advanced training in rigorous empirical research and evaluation methodologies
·         Experienced professional with a minimum of 8 years working at a senior level of M&E design and implementation.
·         Experience required in contemporary qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method evaluations involving major international donor programs
·         Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods
·         Demonstrated significant experience in monitoring and evaluation for large and complex programs, providing specific, sound, and rigorous M&E technical assistance
·         Extensive experience in developing baseline research, logic models, data collection and analysis, mid-term evaluation, and outcome evaluation
·         Understanding of donor expectations and trends in M&E
·         Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods
·         Solid experience of work with windows based computer software, SSP, GIS, excellent at excel and use of Digital Data Gathering (DDG) technology
·         Experience in conducting M&E activities in highly insecure context and for programme using community based approach (including data collection, statistical analysis, qualitative research, outcome monitoring and dissemination of results)
·         Experience in designing survey and research tools, organizing and delivering training workshops, managing community mobilization and advocacy activities for local non-governmental organizations
·         Ability to work closely with field based national staff and experience in various staff training
·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
·         Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Education level: College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal qualities
·         Planning and delivering results
·         Coping with change
·         Working with people
·         Handling insecure environments
Language: English
We offer
Duty station: Nairobi
Contract period: 12 Months with possibility of extension
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Search criteria:
·         Location: Kenya
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Role: Supervisor
How to Apply
Go to www.nrc.no to apply online
Deadline for application: 30/11/2016

Monitoring and Evaluation Intern – Region Horn of Africa
Ref. nr.: 3258490261
Full time
Job location: Nairobi
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across eight countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and South Sudan.
NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to ensure a greater number of vulnerable people in hard to reach areas get access to humanitarian assistance, become resilient to future disasters and find durable solution.
The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardisation of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.
The M&E Intern will assist in data collection, cleaning data, lay-out & design templates and infographics for new publications and products in line with NRC and humanitarian graphic guidelines & best practises
Job description
·         Maintain and further develop the graphic guidelines, in line with overall NRC guidelines (implementation and modification if needed)
·         Layout and design Quarterly and Mid-year presentations and reports for the Region and Country Offices as needed
·         Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations
·         Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and in-person delivery
·         Maintain templates (AI, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.) and give technical support for their use
·         Improve and edit artworks, photos, charts and other graphic elements (such as Excel & AI)
·         Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining a products and photo archive
·         Create animations in PowerPoint and/or Flash for illustrative purposes such as animation of maps and more advanced solutions
·         Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use of new media
·         Maintain a clientoriented approach that ensures highquality graphic design services and products
·         Assist with developing web interface and design for Regional NRC website and other interactive products in close collaboration with the Protection & Advocacy Unit
·         Promote the rights of refugees, IDPs and returnees in line with the regional strategy
·         Any other tasks requested by the Supervisor
Qualifications
·         Bachelor degree in one of the following fields: Graphic Design, Media and communication, Fine Arts or a related field.
·         Experience in data Management and visualization (analysis, graphical presentation and reporting)
·         Preferred experience working with statistical soft-wares (SPSS, Excel, Epi-Info)
·         Some Adobe Illustrator knowledge is a MUST for this post
·         Practical background in graphic design and knowledge of design software such Adobe Creative Suite packages and web design tools
·         Basic understanding of web development (HTML, Java script, etc.) technologies and GIS is preferred
·         Experience in graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and color management
·         Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms
·         Knowledge of standard software packages (Excel/Access, Visio, etc.)

·         Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment
·         Demonstrated commitment to continuous on-job learning
·         Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Education level
·         College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal qualities
·         Planning and delivering results
·         Coping with change
·         Working with people
·         Handling insecure environments
Language: English
We offer
Duty station: Nairobi
Contract period: 6 Months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Search criteria:
·         Location: Kenya
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Role: Assistant
How to Apply
Go to www.nrc.no to apply online
Deadline for application: 30/11/2016

SPARK M & E Coordinator – Kenya
(Kenyan Nationals only)
Ref. nr.: 3264990371
Full Time
Job location: Nairobi
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents.
In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs.
The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.
These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
The role of the SPARK M&E Coordinator is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management.
The SPARK M&E Coordinator will contribute to quality programming through supporting establishing and operationalising an effective M and E system; ensure effective access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness.
Within this context, the SPARK M&E Coordinator will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E and build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, appropriate, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.
Job description
·         Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
·         Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
·         Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
·         Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
·         Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
·         Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
·         Capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
·         Supervise and mentor M&E support staff in executing M&E plans.
·         Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs.
Specific responsibilities
·         Support the establishment of minimum standards and plans, standardization of data collection methods and tools at consortium level, consent, privacy and security,
·         In Conjunction with Consortium Partners, develop and maintain systems to collect and analyse information on outputs, outcomes and impact of the SPARK program.
·         Ensure quality, consistency and adherence to SPARK consortium set standards and best practices for M&E across all partners, including data quality and use
·         Support M&E Capacity gap assessment, develop and implement capacity building plan, and establish common quality control and assurance mechanisms for partners in all phases of the SPARK programme
·         Work collaboratively with SPARK consortium partners to develop M&E plans, M&E Matrices, plan for M&E activities, budgets, timelines etc.
·         Facilitate and support activities related to: setting up a vulnerability assessment approach (including gender / disability), beneficiary criteria selection, targeting methods and tools; needs assessment, development of log frame indicators, baseline, end line, midterm/final evaluations, dissemination and use of lessons learnt for the SPARK programme.
·         Standardize all partner’s digital data gathering, analysis, documentation of best practices, support Information management and sharing and for advocacy purposes among the consortium partners internally and externally
·         Support the development of common approaches for beneficiary feedback and complaints mechanisms and provide recommendations for how these mechanisms can be set up and managed.
·         Undertake regular field trips to the project area, to ensure that the Consortium M&E system is functioning as required. This may involve providing training or capacity building to Consortium M&E and programme staff and predominantly means identifying issues impeding the successful deployment of our M&E strategy and proposing adequate solutions
Qualifications
·         At least 5 years experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E capacity and systems development
·         Minimum of a higher education degree in social science, economics, business administration, management, or related field. Prior experience in monitoring and evaluation is required.
·         Knowledge and experience in developing data collection and analysis tools is an asset and experience in developing data management software will be an added advantage
·         Considerable experience in overseeing the implementation of M&E and accountability activities at field level.
·         Prior experience of M&E training and capacity building. Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods.
·         Previous experience of conducting organisational capacity assessments and designing training/capacity building strategies would be advantageous.
·         Good knowledge of participatory approaches and humanitarian accountability frameworks.
·         Knowledge of mobile-phone based data collection systems is preferred (Kobo, ODK).
Education field
·         Social science
Education level
·         College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal qualities
·         Good communication and interpersonal skills
·         Strong organisational and team working skills
·         Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
·         Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
·         Advanced English Language level
·         Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus
·         Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Familiarity with MS Access or other database software is desirable.
·         Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
Language: English
We offer
Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Kenya.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Search criteria:
·         Location: Kenya
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Role: Worker
How to Apply
Go to www.nrc.no to apply online
Deadline for application: 30/11/2016

Field Office Coordinator – Kenya
(Kenyan Nationals only)
Ref. nr.: 326607915
Fulltime
Job location: Kakuma
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents.
In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs.
The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.
These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
The purpose of the Field Office Coordinator is to run the day to day support functions at a field office.
The Field Office Coordinator will be reporting to the Consortium Manager.
Job description
·         Manage day to day HR & Admin, finance, logistics and security tasks of the field office
·         Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, procedures and SOPs/guidelines
·         Ensure adherence to Security and Risk Management policy and procedures
·         Coordinate and assist with budgets and costs for the field office’s shared costs and support functions
·         Provide support in the training and development of staff
·         Provide support to project implementation at field office level
·         Coordinate representation meetings with the UN, partners and authorities
·         Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
·         Under the supervision of the Consortium Manager he / she oversees SPARK Consortium programme and operations in Kakuma and Kalobeyei in accordance with NRC strategy and mandate.
·         Mentor, monitor and coordinate implementing partners in Kakuma to ensure that the consortium partners operate in line with the implementation plan and the established standards.
·         Coordinate information and communication among Consortium Partners and with the Consortium Management Unit.
·         Closely work with monitoring and evaluation team to monitor on the implementation progress of the project activities.
·         Coordinate cross cutting activities between the partners (assessments, data collection, meetings, reports).
·         In coordination with the Consortium Manager and the Area Mangers of the partners represent the consortium in external meetings providing timely feedback reports to Area Manager and Consortium Manager
·         Submit monthly progress report on SPARK activities to Consortium Manager.
·         Travel as dictated by the needs of the programme, security and staff
·         Undertake other tasks allocated by the Consortium Manager
Qualifications
·         University degree preferably in development studies, community development, economic and other social sciences
·         At least three years of working experience in field offices and teams coordination
·         Experience working with Non-Governmental organizations,
·         Good communication skills and ability to conduct training
·         Strong in managing difficulties and challenges mainly from the local actors
·         Understanding of conflict sensitivity, protection and do no harm
·         Computer skills
·         People-centred management skills
·         Desirable local language skills
Education field
·         Social science
·         Administration / Organisation / Management
Education level
·         College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal qualities
·         Handling insecure environments
·         Working with people
·         Planning and delivering results
·         Communicating with impact and respect
·         Managing resources to optimize results
Language: English
We offer
Duty station: Kakuma, Kenya
Contract duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.
Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Kenya.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Search criteria:
·         Location: Kenya
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Finance Administration / Office Work / HR
·         Role: Worker
How to Apply
Go to www.nrc.no to apply online

Deadline for application: 01/12/2016

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